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Social Issues

360 Degrees

Sebastien Aubin lives in Winnipeg and works as a graphic artist and is a French-speaking member of Manitoba's...

Angry Inuk

A new generation of Inuit, armed with social media and a sense of humour and justice, are challenging anti-sealing...

Bad Weather

Discover the story of Banishanta Island, a community made up of sex workers living on a tiny sliver of land in the...

Bakhmaro

A snapshot at life in a lively but rotting building. Just like customers, change rarely comes here. Resembling Noah'...

Banksters

HSBC is one of the world's top financial institutions and an economic powerhouse. But it also has a history of tax...

Café Waldluft

Discover the story of Cafe Waldluft. Once a tourist hot spot nestling in the picturesque mountains of Bavaria, Cafe...

Canned Dreams

Follow the production journey of a canned food product as it begins on one side of the planet and ends up on the...

Catching Haider

Explore the story and tactics of Joerg Haider, former leader of Austria's Freedom Party and the first to bring a far...

Chi

Filmmaker Anne Wheeler follows Vancouver actress Babz Chula to Kerala, India, where she is to undergo treatment by a...

Club Native

Deer looks deeply into the history and present-day reality of Indigenous identity. She reveals the divisive legacy...

Colombianos

The painful effects of codependency take centre stage as a man struggling with substance abuse attempts to get his...

Delia 9 to 5

A direct and unvarnished - yet tender and humorous - portrait of a typical day-in-the life of direct Delia Gunn at...

Fast Horse

Allison RedCrow and Cody BigTobacco assemble a team of jockeys to debut America's original extreme sport at the...

Father Figures

Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a...

Foncie's Photos

Using the street photography of Foncie Pulice, this documentary traces a timeline through the heart of Vancouver,...

For Dear Life

Terminal cancer patient James Pollard, a seasoned theatre producer, rallies his family and friends to turn death on...

Haida Modern

In the 50 years since he carved his first totem pole and saw it raised on Haida Gwaii, Robert Davidson has come to...

Hardwood

The personal journey of Hubert Davis, the son of a former Harlem Globetrotter, who delves into his father's past to...

Holy Angels

In Canada, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were removed from their families and sent to residential school. We...

How to Bee

We follow the journey of Don Mark and his daughter Naomi over three beekeeping seasons, as he passes his knowledge...

Just Eat It

Follows a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months. What they find is shocking:...

Konnected.TV

From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional...

Lake

Cree director Alexandra Lazarowich riffs off classic verite cinema to craft a contemporary portrait of Metis women...

The Longest Run

Follows the tale of two Middle-Eastern youths accused of smuggling refugees, their imprisonment and subsequent trial...

Lords of Water

Since only one percent of the water on Earth is freshwater in the liquid state, what happens when "blue gold"...

Nelson Mandela's story is one of struggle and oppression, of dignity and hope over despair, of self-discipline and...

Metamorphosis

A poem for the planet, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper's film bears witness to a moment of profound change - the loss of...

Natsik Hunting

Released in 1975, Natsik Hunting is believed to be Canada's first Inuk-directed film by 25-year-old Mosha Michael...

Now is the Time

When the Totem Pole disappeared from the Haida landscape for more than a century, a 22-year-old carver named Robert...

Off the Tracks

A snapshot of life in the small German town of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, where the quaint village life is suddenly...

On the Verge

A small group of rock climbers from Powell River, BC, are confronted with the decision to fight for old-growth...

Only in Nelson

In the midst of a raucous civic election, can this ultra-liberal, hippy, pot-producing oasis deal with an...

Our Nationhood

Follows the Mi'kwaq people's ongoing struggle and ultimate success, culminating in the community receiving an award...

Pipeline

Explore the vast differences in Europe, from barren lands of eternal winter to overcrowded and highly developed...

Push

If housing is a fundamental human right, why is it becoming harder for people to afford a place to live?

Round Up

At age 81, Pete Standing Alone has come full circle in his dedication to preserving the traditional ways of his...

A Separation

A Separation is a tragicomedy that portrays the very last acts of a long marriage. A film about the tentative search...

The Shark's Eye

Two friends from a small Nicaraguan village begin their journey into manhood and look to take up the local trade of...

Smudge

Christians have cathedrals, Muslims have their mosques. But Indigenous people in Canada are used to prayer in...

Staedtebewohner

Comunidad San Fernando is a juvenile prison located in Mexico City and houses close to 200 prisoners. Explore the...

The Tournament

Over the course of a weekend tournament designed for players who have a physical challenge, youth sledge hockey...

Nelson Mandela's story is one of struggle and oppression, of dignity and hope over despair, of self-discipline and...

Holy Angels
Holy Angels
Expires on Dec 30

In Canada, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were removed from their families and sent to residential school. We...

Lords of Water
Lords of Water
Expires on Dec 9

Since only one percent of the water on Earth is freshwater in the liquid state, what happens when "blue gold"...